Castle Wars (9 March 2013)

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This is a safe activity.
If you die, you will not lose any of your items.

Event information[edit source]

  • Friends Chat – Stygma
  • Location – Castle Wars lobby (world 39)
  • Date and time
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6:00 pm
Sat, 9 Mar
10:00 am
Sat, 9 Mar
11:00 am
Sat, 9 Mar
12:00 pm
Sat, 9 Mar
1:00 pm
Sat, 9 Mar
6:00 pm
Sat, 9 Mar
7:00 pm
Sat, 9 Mar
5:00 am
Sun, 10 Mar
The event is over.
  • Requirements: Armor, weapons, and a general understanding of the combat system!

All members are invited to attend this event. However, we ask that you only enter the green portal when being sorted into teams, as to keep them both even.

Basics[edit source]

Castle Wars is a fun team-based event that is very similar to capture the flag. There are two teams, Saradomin and Zamorak. The goal for both teams is the same - capture the enemy flag and return it to your team's base more times than they can do the reverse to you.

But for many, the main objective is to hack, snipe or mage to death as many opponents as possible until you are eventually mowed down. As you get more accustomed to the battlefield, you will notice many other ways to destroy your opponents, from a rampart-based catapult that can rain death from above to causing cave-ins which can instantly kill anyone unlucky enough to be under one.

Each team's base is well-stocked with barricades and bandages, both of which can have a significant impact on the game.

For more details and tactics, it is suggested that you read this page. Who knows, that one piece of information may mean the difference between a humiliating respawn and one more notch on your killstreak.

Getting There[edit source]

{{Relative location |location = Castle Wars |north = [[Ardougne]] |west = [[Poison Waste Slayer Dungeon]] |south = [[Feldip Hills]] |east = [[Yanille]] }}

There are many ways of getting to the Castle Wars lobby, here are some of them.

  • The easiest and fastest method by far is purchasing a Ring of duelling at the grand Exchange and rubbing it. This will give you a list of destinations, select "Castle wars arena".
  • Walk south from Seers village or Ardougne.
  • Charter a boat from any major port to Port Khazard (which may cost more than a ring of duelling) and walk south.
  • Use the Yanille lodestone and then walk south-west towards Castle Wars.

The Plan[edit source]

When you arrive, there will already be a designated number of high-level players in both teams. This is to help balance out the teams and make sure it isn't too unfair for one team.

In the South-east corner of the lobby, there is a bank chest. This acts as a bank in that you can withdraw and deposit, but nothing else. So please be ready when you arrive. you must deposit everything that will not be used in combat or is not allowed in the arena. for details on prohibited items, have a look here.

Withdraw any armour you want to take with you, including alternate armour sets and weapons. Remember that you cannot take with you any item that is worn in the Head or Cape slot as these will be taken by a cloak representing your team.

When you are ready, enter the GREEN PORTAL in the middle. This will place you in one of the two teams. Once there, you will see a counter which telling you when the next game will begin. until then you can have a chat with some wikians or just sit and wait for the next game. It may take up to 15 minutes to allow latecomers to join in.

For more tips and guidelines, please visit this page.